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Location Georgia, Kakheti
Central coordinates 45o 49.00' East  41o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iv, B1i, B1iv
Area 64,311 ha
Altitude 100 - 400m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus winter  1999-2002  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca resident  1997-2002  2-5 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax passage  1999-2002  1,000-2,499 individuals  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes passage  1999-2002  20,000-49,999 individuals  A4iv, B1iv   

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